The 37th Parallel
Winter is here.
Life living above the 37th parallel in January is hunker down season, for obvious reasons: it’s cold out, the weather is spotty, the roads are unsafe, and bundling up to brave the elements is on a “only if I have to” basis.
It’s also a great time to work on new projects. Brew that cup of coffee, tea, hot cocoa and get to work.
The time has passed for me to advise you to start planning. In case you are reading this in the late Summer or the early Fall: that is when you start to map out ideas for an attack plan of your personal projects.
For me: I’m continuing working on art prints for my personal site, working on UI, icon and UX samples for a design centric portfolio, and I’m rendering comic ideas I’ve been jotting away on all year.
What are you working on? A new side hustle? An icon pack to sell? A new node package on npm? A logo for a new business? Hone those skills! Explore those ideas! During this time that most people are getting dull from inactivity, it’s your time to get sharp.
Today is day one of a New Year. Time is ticking. Best make the best of the time you have right now because a few Netflix binges and late nights saving the world from bad guys and it’s Spring again and time to get out of the house. That time isn’t coming back.
So put that PS in sleep mode, and fire up that laptop. Time to get to work!
Pen, Ink, and Cintiq!
I love making personal works that I use as a vehicle to explore to constantly learn the programs I use on my day to day, and push my artistic abilities.
Created: April 21st, 2022 | Role: Illustrator
Business. All business all the time. So much business. Lots and lots of business. Don't talk to me, I'm so busy with business. BUSINESS.
Created: April 19th, 2022 | Role: Illustrator
Just an absolute unit of a bird. I mean look at this thing. That right there is a freakin chicken. Just a total unit.
Created: April 17th, 2022 | Role: Illustrator
FACT: Sharks love jellybeans on Easter and will be on the hunt for their sugary goodness.
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Vector works that a fun, cute, scary, and a bit dangerous!
Created: April 28th, 2022 | Role:
Winning ugly is still winning right? This wiener dog knows that and is repping the colors of the south siders while rocking a sweet Chicago-style hot dog costume
Created: April 26th, 2022 | Role:
Who's got the best dogs in Chicago? Well the South side does! This little green wiener dog is representing a little baseball team that wears black and white.
Created: August 3rd, 2021 | Role:
Rub a dub in the tub, it's a friendly rubber duckie here with some bubbles!